The following information was provided to the Buckhead Reporter by the Zone 2 precinct of the Atlanta Police Department from its records and is presumed to be accurate.
First block of Delmont Drive—A man borrowed a phone from a pedestrian, then grabbed her hair and threw her to the ground. He ran off with her iPhone 6 cellphone.
2400 block of Morosgo Drive—A man was walking in the area of Lindbergh and Morosgo drives when two men approached him, punched him in the face and demanded his money. They took $40 from the man and ran off.
2500 block of Piedmont Road—A man arranged for two women, whom he met on Craigslist, to come to his residence. They all went to the pool and when they returned to the apartment, one of the women stole $200 from his wallet. The women attacked him when he asked for his money back and they stole his vehicle, house and building access keys. The women left with two men, who were waiting for them in the parking deck. One of the women dropped the stolen cellphone.
2000 block of Bolton Road—Two men with masks over their faces entered a restaurant and pointed handguns at an employee. They demanded she open the cash register, and they took $40 cash she had in her pocket. They took an unknown amount of money and fled in a silver Dodge Avenger.
500 block of Pharr Road—A woman was approached by two men as she was getting out of her black 2015 Land Rover. One of the men pulled his shirt up displaying a black handgun and demanded, “Don’t move. Give me the keys to that black Land Rover.” In a panic, she began reaching into her purse and the man said “Just give me the purse.” The second man took the keys from her pocket and took her Apple iPhone. The two men got in her car and drove off. The woman’s phone was tracked to 405 Pharr Road and recovered. The vehicle’s theft recovery system was activated and the vehicle was recovered.
100 block of Pharr Road—A man and a woman were walking from a bar when a gold, four-door vehicle approached them. Three men armed with handguns got out of the car and held guns to their heads while demanding their belongings. One of the gunmen told the other to shoot the woman in the head. The woman was knocked into the bushes and she sustained cuts to her face. A bag that contained a wallet, cellphone, vehicle keys, ID and anxiety medication was taken.
500 block of Northside Circle—Two women, one of whom had a handgun wrapped in clothing, jumped out of a silver Jeep Cherokee and approached a man walking on the street. The women demanded he “stay still” and one woman grabbed his wallet from his hand. The man told police one of the women asked for his phone number so they could return his wallet. He said one of the women called him and said they would return the wallet. After texting “Can I have my wallet,” the man got no response. The patrol officer noted the man’s story changed.
2100 block of Monroe Drive—A carjacking was reported after a man was rear-ended while stopped at a red light. Two men armed with handguns forced the driver out of his car. One man with a gun got in and drove off in the man’s car, while the other headed back to the car used to rear-end the first car.
1100 block of Huff Road—A man outside his apartment was shot in the leg when he was approached by a man with tattoos on his neck and face. While the interviewing the victim, the officer saw a bag that contained a .45-caliber Taurus Millennium handgun, several Xanax pills and $224 in cash.
1400 block of Chattahoochee Avenue–Someone entered a bar with a bat and threatened to kill a patron. The argument was over the recent schedule change for the bat-holder’s girlfriend.
1700 block of Northside Drive–A taxi driver dropped a man off at his home. When the man said he needed to go and get money for the fare, he returned waving a gun in his hand. He then waved the gun in the air and yelled that he was going to kill the taxi driver. The man with the gun punched the driver and his cab, breaking the front windshield of the vehicle.
2000 block of Dellwood Drive—A man became upset when another man received a text message and began throwing items onto the lawn. The upset man went to his car, where he loaded a handgun and said “Tell that [expletive deleted] I will kill him, he better watch out.” He then left the area without further incident.
2200 block of Marietta Road—One person held a knife to another person’s neck during a verbal argument that turned physical. The person who had the knife had departed by the time police arrived.
First block of Hunting Road—A man with a handgun approached a man in his car. The man in his car had pulled over to check email. When the driver saw the man with a gun, the driver drove off as the man fired a bullet into the driver’s side door.
500 block of Hillside Drive—A house’s rear doors were forced and drawers opened. The resident has dementia and can’t tell police what items were taken.
700 block of Huff Road –A man received a call from his alarm company. Upon returning home, he discovered the front door deadbolt was visibly damaged. An Apple iMac computer was taken.
400 block of Northside Circle—An apartment resident reported the rear window blinds were in disarray and screen damaged. An Apple laptop, an LG Smart 50-inch TV and an Apple iPod were reported stolen.
3300 block of Peachtree Road—A laptop computer, black laptop bag and cords, an Asus laptop computer and a PlayStation gaming system were reported stolen.
2400 block of Parkland Drive—A Rolex watch, a Diver watch, three Ralph Lauren golf shirts, a Ralph Lauren leather jacket, a Fitbit, 32-inch LG TV, a 16-gauge Huglo Armsco rifle Ruger 22 , $800 in cash and a black braided WM Henry bracelet were taken. The victim recently passed away from a fall at the residence.
1100 block of Collier Road—Someone tried to force a way into an apartment door and the resident caught on cellphone video the person walking away after a second unsuccessful attempt was made to enter.
200 block of Colonial Homes Drive—Several pieces of jewelry, a watch, a MacBook, several pairs of sunglasses, a Cannon camera and a passport were taken from an apartment.
4700 block of Peachtree Park Drive—A resident discovered a guitar lying on the floor and a black PlayStation 4 with two controllers missing.
1700 block of Northside Drive—An apartment resident discovered his 55-inch TV unplugged and placed on the floor, his sofa cushions removed and placed on the floor, the prescription closet open, and clothing closet and drawers moved about. No items were taken.
1300 block of Peachtree Park Drive—A MacBook laptop was taken from an apartment.
3500 block of Piedmont Road — Approximately $150 in currency, a credit card, a MacBook, charger, a safe, an iPad, a Social Security card and a passport were taken from Homewood Suites.
4300 block of Peachtree-Dunwoody Road—A 42-inch TV, an Apple iPad, a white comforter, a pair of grey/blue Jordan shoes, a laundry basket, a 55-inch TV and a Joseph A. Bank watch were taken from a house.
3300 block of East Roxboro Road—An Xbox gaming console, a revolver, four pairs of designer sunglasses, two men’s watches, $600 in cash and a Louis Vuitton duffle bag were taken from a house.
800 block of Cardova Drive—A 47-inch TV, an Apple desktop, a 32-inch Vizio TV and an HP laptop were taken from a house.
1900 block of Wellbourne Drive—A Viking gas range top was taken from a house.
2600 block of Piedmont Road—An eye care business reported storefront glass broken and theft of 10 pairs of sunglasses worth $10,000.
2300 block of Cheshire Bridge Road–A cleaner reported the glass pane on the drive-through window broken. Someone reached inside and removed the cash tray from the register that contained approximately $20 worth of quarters.
2400 block of Cheshire Bridge Road—A car repair business reported two doors damaged, 12 vehicles were entered and two vehicle windows were broken. No items were taken from any of the vehicles.
700 block of Antone Street—Police responded to an alarm call and discovered the front door unlocked. They noted monitors and cables on the floor. Two iMac computer monitors were taken.
3200 block of Roswell Road—Police responded to an audible alarm call and discovered the front glass shattered. A cash box with $700 was taken. Someone later called to say a next-door neighbor recovered the cash box, with a little change left, inside a vacant property.
100 block of West Wieuca Road—Police responded to an audible alarm call from a pharmacy, where they discovered ceiling tiles missing where the safe is kept. Several bottles of Oxycodone and Robitussin were taken.
3300 block of Peachtree Road—A restaurant’s surveillance system captured a woman, wearing a black fedora, slide across the counter, walk to the safe, enter the code and take $5,000 in cash.
3500 block of Peachtree Road—Employees of a department store reported a rock thrown broke the front glass. Four men stole 25 Michael Kors handbags worth $7,500 and drove off in a grey Toyota Camry.
Between Aug. 2 and 8, a total of 14 vehicles were reported stolen and two attempts to steal a vehicle were reported.
Between Aug. 3 and 15, a total of 18 vehicles were reported stolen.
Between Aug. 2 and 8, a total of 37 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 32 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.
Between Aug. 3 and 15, a total of 48 thefts from automobiles were reported and an additional 36 reports of other larcenies, including shoplifting, were made.